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Professor Michael Curtis

Professor Michael Curtis discusses gerrymandering and political corruption in N.C. in article about ‘Democracy for Sale’ documentary

Professor Michael Curtis discussed the systematic corruption in North Carolina politics in the article, “Documentary highlights NC political inequality,” published in the University of North Carolina (UNC), Chapel Hill’s student newspaper, the Daily Tarheel, on Oct. 13, 2016.

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Brother and sister Marshall and Gracie Eudy (photo courtesy of Marshall Eudy)

Marshall Eudy (JD ’11) profiled in Austin American-Statesman about relationship with sister and involvement with Down syndrome association

Marshall Eudy (JD ’11), corporate counsel of Mood Media, was profiled in the following Austin American-Statesman article, “Marshall Eudy and the making of a perfect family,” published on Oct. 5, 2016.  The article details his relationship with his beloved sister Gracie, who was born with Down syndrome; his involvement with Down Syndrome Association of Central Texas and more.

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Associate Professor Andrew Verstein

Professor Andrew Verstein discusses ’2010 Flash Crash’ culprit and trader spoofing on Bloomberg Radio’s Bloomberg Law segment

Professor Andrew Verstein appeared on the Bloomberg Radio segment, “Bloomberg Law Brief: Trump Taxes and Trader Spoofing (Audio),” on Oct. 3, 2016.  The segment was part of Bloomberg Radio’s “Bloomberg Law,” hosted by June Grasso.

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Professor Kami Chavis

Professor Kami Chavis appears MSNBC Live to discuss the release of Keith Lamont Scott footage

Professor Kami Chavis, director of the law school’s Criminal Justice Program and associate dean for research and public engagement, was featured on the MSNBC Live segment titled, “Does video of Keith Scott bring new facts to light?” on Sept. 23, 2016.

In the segment, Professor Chavis discusses the the video of Keith Lamont Scott released by his family with MSNBC Live host Steve Kornacki.  She is joined by Jim Cavanaugh, MSNBC law enforcement analyst.  Click here to watch the segment.

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Professor Kami Chavis

Professor Kami Chavis interview by 88.5 WFDD about N.C.’s new police body camera law

Professor Kami Chavis, director of the law school’s Criminal Justice Program and associate dean for research and public engagement, discussed North Carolina’s new police body camera law, which went into effect on Oct. 1, 2016, with Keri Brown on 88.5 WFDD’s Politics and Government segment.  The print story, “North Carolina Body Camera Law Goes Into Effect,” follows.

Professor Chavis also gave her “expert” opinion on the topic in the WalletHub article, “Should Police Wear Body Cameras? Experts Pick Sides.”

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Professor Chris Coughlin

Professor Christine Nero Coughlin (JD ’90) tells National Jurist ‘how to excel in legal writing’

Professor Christine Nero Coughlin (JD ’90), director of the Legal Analysis, Writing and Research (LAWR) Program, was featured in the article, “Get ready for ’1L of a Ride,’” in the Fall 2016 Back to School issue of The National Jurist magazine.  Professor Coughlin tells the National Jurist “How to excel in legal writing.”  Her advice follows.

The article also contains advice from Andrew McClurg of the University of Memphis School of Law, Meredith Duncan of the University of Houston Law Center and Nancy Levit of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, as well as excerpts from the book, “Law School: Getting In, Getting Good, Getting the Gold,” by Thane Messinger.

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Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Chavis

Professor Kami Chavis discusses solutions to police confidence gap in Tulsa World

Professor Kami Chavis, director of the law school’s Criminal Justice Program and associate dean for research and public engagement, was quoted throughout the following Tulsa World story, “Blacks in Tulsa more likely than whites to be subject to police use of force,” published by Corey Jones and Curtis Killman on Oct. 3, 2016.

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Professor Tanya Marsh

Professor Tanya Marsh quoted in Boston Globe about the sale and displacement of burial grounds and cremated remains

Professor Tanya Marsh, advocate and scholar of funeral and cemetery law, was quoted in the following Boston Globe story, “When a final resting place isn’t so final,” published by Lisa Wangsness on Oct. 3, 2016. Professor Marsh discusses Massachusetts statutes as they relate to the sale and displacement of burial grounds and cremated remains.

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Professor Shannon Gilreath

Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) responds to political disarray, publishes textbook on sexual orientation for undergraduate political science students

North Carolina has endured a frenzy of political disarray over the past year, from House Bill 2 backlash to the recent protests in Charlotte over the death of Keith Lamont Scott.  During this turbulent time, Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) has provided expert guidance, opinions and more to media sources, all while publishing a textbook for undergraduate political science students.

“When you do the sort of work I do, you’re almost always responding to some emergency,” Professor Gilreath says. “House Bill 2 was just another emergency that needed a response, and I think in many ways, the response of the mainstream gay groups and of the Department of Justice has been the wrong response. I felt my role was to try to clarify the question we should be asking before formulating the response.”

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Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Chavis

Professor Kami Chavis discusses relationship between citizens and police in light of recent shootings on American Constitution Society’s blog

Professor Kami Chavis, director of the law school’s Criminal Justice Program and associate dean for research and public engagement, is quoted in the following article, “Seeking Alternatives to the Deadly Use of Force,” published on American Constitution Society’s blog on Sept. 27, 2016.

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